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*Troy Smocks of Dallas is sentenced to 14 months in prison after guilty plea in Capitol riot. *2nd person to be sentenced among the 15 felony defendants who have pleaded guilty. *Admits to making Parler threat to “hunt these cowards down.”
GOP candidate for Virginia Governor is trying to harness parents’ anger over CRT, transgender rights and mask mandates. *If Glenn Youngkin succeeds, education issues could be big part of GOP midterms strategy.
Luxembourg becomes first nation in Europe to allow people to produce and consume marijuana. *Adults will be able to legally grow up to four cannabis plants per household for personal use.
The new reality for school board members: being screamed at during meetings; receiving threatening letters; being followed to their cars. Shameful.
Scaramucci says he hopes the Trump SPAC keeps soaring so he doesn't run for president again.
Coronavirus: Li Wenliang, doctor who alerted public to the outbreak, dies of the disease.
For those keeping track, @realDonaldTrump has scrubbed his Twitter feed of many of the rants he posted yesterday.
*Another woman comes forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault, according to @guardian . *Former model Amy Dorris says alleged assault occurred at US Open in 1997. *”His hands were very gropey…”
This is extraordinary. "We conclude that the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally generated public health costs of approximately $12.2 billion.”
Florida Gov. Ron De Santis seems to want cruise ship passengers to get sick. Says he will fine cruise companies $5,000 for each person who is required to show proof of vaccination before boarding. Insanity.